Gone away

Fourteen years ago, my grandfather died. He spent the last four and a half years of his life missing his wife. He visited the mausoleum, two miles from where they lived, at least twice a day. He died five days before his 73rd birthday. His funeral was actually the day of his birthday – February […]

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Hanging In

I’ve been blogging in some form for the past fifteen years. With that long of a history, I realize that I’ve been following some other bloggers for a very long time. I don’t frequent a feed reader anymore, so sometimes months will go by and I’ll think, “Gee, what is [that blogger] up to these […]

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Facing Fear

Often I think that I act out of fear in every step I take. Fear of rejection has shaped the person I am today, starting with my biological father (aka the Sperm Donor) and moving on through my classmates at school, my unrequited crushes, and even in sharing my opinions for fear of being shunned. […]

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Veganism is Activism

There are two schools of thought to the “is just being vegan a form of activism” discussion. One school of thought is that it’s not activism, because to be vegan is to meet a moral baseline, to be doing something that’s morally sound. People who don’t participate in the exploitation of children, or a minority […]

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